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Florisuga mellivoraLinnaeus, 1758
Common Name: White-necked jacobin, Jacobino nuquiblanco, Colibri nuca blanca

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
ChordataAvesApodiformesTrochilidaeFlorisugamellivora
Habitat
This species is present in clearings and forest borders.
Distribution
This species has been reported from Southern Mexico to Bolivia and central Brazil.
Natural History Notes
Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC).
It is a resident species.
Characteristics
This species has a total length of 11.43 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). Its beak is small (1.90 cm), straight and black. This bird has the head and the chest bright blue with a noticeable white crescent on the hindneck. The above is green but the belly, breast and tail are white. The female is also green on the above and the lower parts are white. The tail is dark green but presents a white tip and subterminal band.
In Bocas Del Toro
LocalityAlmirante
Guabo
Isla Bastimentos
Tranquilo Bay
Loma Partida
Canal-Changuinola: Entrada Canal
Isla Colón (Bocas): Bluff
Compiled by
Zoe Joly-Lopez
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Links
Reference
IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org.

Peters, J. l. 1931. Additional notes on the birds of the Almirante Bay region of Panama. Bulletin of the museum of comparative zoology 71:310-345.

Ridgely, Robert. S. and John. A. Gwynne. Jr. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Panama. Second Edition. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 534 p.

Van Bael, Sunshine A., Bichier, Peter, Ochoa, Isis and Greenberg, Russell. 2007. Bird diversity in cacao farms and forest fragments of western Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 2245-2256.
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